Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi (File photo)
Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi (File photo)

I-T dept attaches Benami asset worth Rs 150 cr belonging to former Haryana CM's sons

ANI | Updated: Aug 27, 2019 13:08 IST

New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): The Delhi Benami Prohibition Unit (BPU) of the Income Tax department has attached Benami asset worth over Rs 150 crore allegedly belonging to Kuldeep Bishnoi and Chander Mohan, who are the sons of late former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal, sources said on Tuesday.
According to the sources, the Bristol Hotel in Haryana's Gurugram has been attached by the I-T department. The asset is owned in the name of a company named Bright Star Hotel Private Limited.
Thirty-four per cent shares of Bright Star are held in name of a front company registered in the British Virgin Islands and operated inter alia from United Arab Emirates (UAE), said the sources.
Last month, the agency had conducted searches at the residence and offices of Bishnoi in Adampur, Hisar and Gurugram.
Bishnoi is a sitting Congress MLA from Adampur Assembly seat. (ANI)